Club stars shine at gala
HILLINGDON Swimming Club glided to victory in the novice team gala, held in Amersham.
Twenty-five swimmers aged from eight to 11 claimed first, second or third place in 28 of the 37 and claimed 161 points overall.
Ecstatic coach Lesley Westendorp said: “They all did brilliantly.
“Many were taking part in their first ever gala and had the opportunity to practice what they have been doing in training and enjoy the experience of camaraderie, teamwork and trying to remember all their skills in a competitive environment.”
The squad included Emma Atanasova, Ava Birmingham, Siya Patel, Aydin Cockar, Rohan Phillips, Jason Chu, Ruhi Vasaria, Holly Enright, Sam Gleeson and Oscar Williams.